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Dublin: 13 °C Thursday 27 October, 2016


# banks - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Poll: Has Ireland really learned its lesson after the last financial crash? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Has Ireland really learned its lesson after the last financial crash?

Ed Sibley, director of credit insititutions supervision with the Central Bank, says that the warning signs of another crisis are beginning to emerge.

# banks - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Thinking about getting a mortgage? It could take you over six years to save for a deposit

New research shows first-time buyers will rely on a family contribution for a deposit.

# banks - Monday 27 June, 2016

Bank of Ireland apologises for technical issue with debit cards

There were a number of complaints online today.

# banks - Friday 24 June, 2016

Over €360m wiped off value of Irish taxpayers' stake in banks after Brexit vote

The Irish state has a large stake in several banks which saw their share prices dive this morning.

# banks - Saturday 28 May, 2016

'I feel like an idiot. I should have just stopped paying my Ulster Bank loan'

The bank said this week it was selling 900 family homes as part of a loan book worth €2.5 billion.

# banks - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

This bill might reduce your mortgage rate and be the government's first defeat

The new bill, if passed, will see the Central Bank get new powers to cap mortgage interest rates.

# banks - Friday 6 May, 2016

Twink hopes to save her home in repossession case

A court heard she hopes to be able to resume full monthly mortgage repayments on her home.

# banks - Monday 22 February, 2016

Home repossessions have gone through the roof in Ireland in the last year

Repossessions of residential properties in Ireland for the first nine months of 2015 were up a whopping 80% from all of 2014 put together.

# banks - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

From Business ETC Nama says the last remaining ghost estates will be finished this year In THe Money

Nama says the last remaining ghost estates will be finished this year

In its annual review, Nama said it had a cash balance of €3.4 billion.

# banks - Thursday 31 December, 2015

After months of controversy, the banking inquiry signs off on final report

The inquiry members met today to discuss submissions from witnesses who gave evidence at hearings earlier in the year.

# banks - Monday 21 December, 2015

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It’s a bad idea

We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.

# banks - Sunday 20 December, 2015

‘I’d love to help a struggling tenant, but if I did I’d be homeless myself’

“Landlords answer to banks. We’re still paying the price for austerity.”

# banks - Friday 18 December, 2015

A “cloned” company is trying to scam Irish customers

The Central Bank says the practice is becoming more widespread.

# banks - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

There’s been a very important court ruling for anyone being pursued for debt by a bank

The judgment means a person who is being pursued by a bank for a debt is entitled to make full representations to the court.

# banks - Saturday 31 October, 2015

You can now pay for far more with contactless payments

The threshold is doubling.

# banks - Friday 30 October, 2015

Bank of Ireland says all customers should now have wages in their accounts

The bank has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

# banks - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Flooding in Cork City sees traffic diversions in place

Conditions have been improving in the past few hours.

# banks - Friday 23 October, 2015

The army and the ATMs: Was Enda talking about the ‘most secret committee in government’?

Details of emergency planning in the event of an Irish default are contained in Pat Leahy’s ‘The Price of Power’.

# banks - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Was Enda really warned that the army might need to guard ATMs?

One person says they’re “puzzled” the Taoiseach made the claim.

# banks - Sunday 4 October, 2015

A ‘startling’ €1.5 billion held in Irish banks can’t be touched – because of this man

And almost €3 million is linked to Al Qaeda, Syria and Iran.

# banks - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Bankers whose building society got a €5.4 billion bailout claim an investigation is “unconstitutional”

Irish Nationwide was folded into IBRC after its bailout.

# banks - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From Business ETC AIB customer? You may be due money back Cash Back Please

AIB customer? You may be due money back

Over 110,000 customers will be contacted about claiming their money back.

# banks - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge The 8 most enraging things about going to the bank What's Yer Iban

The 8 most enraging things about going to the bank

For all of you making the trek this lunchtime.

# banks - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

The curious case of a palace in Prague, an Irish company and Nama

A Czech developer is attempting to sue the agency.

# banks - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Banks are taking lots of people to court – and winning

Banks were awarded judgements of €148 million in the first half of this year.

# banks - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# banks - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

# banks - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Financier compares himself to Ronaldo, says emigrating was “very painful”

Derek Quinlan moved to Switzerland after the crash.

# banks - Friday 3 July, 2015

Did Noonan’s warning work? More banks cut mortgage rates

Good news for some mortgage holders – depending on which bank they’re with.

# banks - Thursday 2 July, 2015

9 things we’ve learned from Brian Cowen at the banking inquiry (so far)

The former Taoiseach came out swinging at a lengthy hearing in Leinster House today. §

# banks - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Troika’s negotiations with Greece shows why Ireland must do the right thing

Heavily indebted countries should have a transparent, independent mechanism to turn to when facing the possibility of not being able to repay debts.

# banks - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Greek banks are now NOT OPENING for a week

The country is taking the measure to avoid financial panic.

# banks - Friday 19 June, 2015

Greek banks could be just days away from running out of money

The European Central Bank is due to hold an emergency meeting this morning.

# banks - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From Business ETC Europe’s biggest bank will shed up to 50,000 workers on its 150th anniversary Cashing Out

Europe’s biggest bank will shed up to 50,000 workers on its 150th anniversary

HSBC could shift its base from the UK to Hong Kong.

# banks - Friday 29 May, 2015

From Business ETC AIB’s new boss has a long year ahead of him Banking At Bernie's

AIB’s new boss has a long year ahead of him

The state-owned bank has announced its replacement CEO.

The Central Bank’s new mortgage rules are slowing lending to house-buyers in a MAJOR way

Year on year growth in mortgage lending has slowed to 12%, its lowest in two years.

# banks - Friday 22 May, 2015

From Business ETC Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all Big Dogs

Most of Ireland’s biggest companies aren’t Irish at all

Microsoft is now the biggest company in Ireland in terms of turnover.

# banks - Thursday 21 May, 2015

‘The bank guarantee was traumatic, it wasn’t pleasant for anyone in the room’

John Hurley, the former governor of the Central Bank, is before the banking inquiry today .

# banks - Monday 18 May, 2015

Bank of Ireland accused of a ‘crusade’ against Brian O’Donnell over Gorse Hill

“I’d love to see the bill for the legal fees.”

# banks - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Not good – European banks are ‘just as likely to fail’ now as in 2008

“A repeat of the last financial crisis is feasible,” claims a new report into the banking meltdown.

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